“We were abducted my mother, father, sister and me. Then they killed my parents and separated me from my sister. I was five.” Abuk tells us in a low voice. “I stayed with one of the men who kidnapped us and took care of his goats.”
Slaves is about Abuk, nine, and Machiek, fifteen. Like thousands of other children they were taken from southern Sudan by government sponsored militia in Sudan and used as slaves.